Con*cre"tion (?), n. [L. concretio.]
The process of concreting; the process of uniting or of becoming united, as particles of matter into a mass; solidification.
A mass or nodule of solid matter formed by growing together, by congelation, condensation, coagulation, induration, etc.; a clot; a lump; a calculus.
Accidental ossifications or deposits of phosphates of lime in certain organs . . . are called osseous concretions.
A rounded mass or nodule produced by an aggregation of the material around a center; as, the calcareous concretions common in beds of clay.
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